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Evening landscape with cow and suckling...

Evening landscape with cow and suckling... Ashwell, Dolton, September 1985 More like this

Cheese stall

Cheese stall Barnstaple Pannier Market, December 1979 More like this

Early morning

Early morning Harepath, Beaford, November 1985 More like this

Carnival procession

Carnival procession Hatherleigh, 8 November 1978 More like this

Christmas turkeys

Christmas turkeys Towell Farm, Beaford, 17 December 1974 More like this

Street scene

Street scene Chulmleigh, September 1987 More like this

Valerie Medland doing the early morning...

Valerie Medland doing the early morning... Hall Court Farm,..., October 1978 More like this

Friendly Society annual dinner

Friendly Society annual dinner Iddesleigh, May 1975 More like this

Going home, Frank Pickard and Flash

Going home, Frank Pickard and Flash Halsdon, Dolton, February 1975 More like this

Hand sowing seeds

Hand sowing seeds Little Torrington near, 17 August 1974 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

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